LAST CALL: United Airlines MileagePlus Award Chart Changes Effective November 1, 2017 (Up To 67% More Miles Required For Some Star Alliance Awards!)

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United Airlines announced back in June changes to MileagePlus awards that will take effect on November 1, 2017. As one can expect, majority of these changes are negative. You still have three days to book awards under the current chart!

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United removed the current award charts promptly from its website but we made side by side comparison for Star Alliance awards (only worthwhile use for United miles) now and come November 1.

Can’t Make It On United’s Final Boeing 747 Voyage? Now You Can Still Have A Piece Of It (Literally)

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When the Queen of Skies, United Airlines last Boeing 747 will made it’s final voyage on November 7th not everybody can actually be on it but now you can actually own a piece of the plane itself.

Mileage Plus members who want to own their own piece of a Boeing 747 from cut out windows to a row of seats have the chance to bid on these items or do a direct purchase with their mileage balance.

Club Carlson United Airlines “Takeoff With More Miles” 2,500 Bonus Miles Per Stay October 24 – December 31, 2017 (Max Two Stays)

Club Carlson has launched new airline bonus miles offer “Takeoff with More Miles” for United Airlines MileagePlus member stays between October 24 – December 31, 2017.

Club Carlson United Airlines “Takeoff With More Miles” 2,500 Bonus Miles Per Stays October 24 – December 31, 2017 (Max Two Stays)

MileagePlus program members can earn 2,500 bonus miles per stay in addition to Club Carlson Gold Points for maximum two stays (total of 5,000 bonus miles).

United Airlines Makes Boarding Passes For Partner Airline Connections Available On Their Mobile App

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United Airlines has worked hard on the development of their (pretty good) mobile application over the years and now made yet another improvement, offering connecting boarding passes on partner carriers.

Until now passengers are able to use mobile boarding passes for their United flights but as soon as they have a connection on a Star Alliance partner this caused issues.

Airfare of the Day: United Airlines ECONOMY CLASS Los Angeles to Cancun $128 One Way/$253 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United Airlines one way instant purchase fares between Los Angeles and Cancun.

Airfare of the Day: United Airlines Hong Kong to Detroit $440 ECONOMY CLASS (Round Trip)

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United Airlines basic advance purchase 2nd level economy class fares between Hong Kong and Detroit.

United Airlines MileagePlus 30% Hotel Points To Miles Conversion Bonus October 9 – November 30, 2017

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United Airlines has brought back its hotel points to airline miles conversion bonus for transfers made between October 9 – November 30, 2017.

United Airlines MileagePlus Hotel Points To Miles Conversion Bonus

United is offering 30% conversion bonus for combined transfers and has capped the bonus miles at 25,000. Registration for this offer is required.

Airfare of the Day: United Airlines Los Angeles to Singapore ECONOMY CLASS $384 (Non-Stop, Round Trip)

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United Airlines basic season instant purchase non-refundable Economy Class round trip fares between Los Angeles and Singapore.

United Airlines Double MileagePlus Miles Between Hong Kong – San Francisco/Chicago/Newark September 27 – December 6, 2017

United Airlines has launched new double MileagePlus mile promotion for travel between Hong Kong and San Francisco, Chicago and Newark through December 6.

United Airlines Hong Kong United Double Award Miles

The offer is valid for MileagePlus members whose address is in Hong Kong, Macau or Guangdon Providence, register for this promotion and purchase their ticket between September 27 – November 30.

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles Up To 40% Bonus Through October 16, 2017

United Airlines has launched a new offer for buying MileagePlus miles at up to 40% bonus for purchases made through September 29, 2017. There could be better targeted offers around (United has them every once in a while).

United Airlines Buy MileagePlus Miles October Campaign

United Airlines has promotions pretty much every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (exactly the same offer because United usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year including any possible bonuses to 150K).

Singapore Airlines Awards Are Back On United’s Website

United Airlines withdraw Singapore Airlines award availability from its website back in 2013 (read more here), but they have been available by calling reservations (don’t we have better things to do with our time?).

Singapore Airlines Award Devaluation

Now, the Singapore Airlines award availability has returned to United.com overnight and is again bookable like nothing would have happened. Keep in mind that soon many awards will require many more miles come November 1 (read more here).

Chargeable Inflight Internet – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Data Connections In The Skies

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Most major international airlines are now offering paid Wifi on board their aircraft which passengers can purchase in order to do some work, use social media or otherwise just surf around the internet.

These paid Wifi options can vary greatly in price and also network quality as well as black out areas where the flight path leads over countries where the inflight wifi support if prohibited (India, China etc).

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Cuts United Airlines Economy Earnings By Up To 75% Effective October 1, 2017

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Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program has been busy this updating its earning charts. Just two days ago, KrisFlyer changed the chart to include the latest partner Alaska Airlines (read more here).

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Cuts United Airlines Economy Earnings By Up To 75% Effective October 1, 2017

Today, the airline updated the earning information for United Airlines economy fare classes that will take effect on October 1, 2017. The number of miles earned for economy class fares is cut by up to 75%.

Airfare of the Day: Air Canada/United Airlines Denver to Amsterdam ECONOMY CLASS $396 (Round Trip)

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Air Canada/United Airlines low/off-peak season instant purchase non-refundable Economy Class round trip fares between Denver and Amsterdam.

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